Doors Open Ontario

French Embassy in Canada Doors Open Ottawa

French Embassy in Canada

This art deco building features a replica of the Vimy Memorial, tapestries, bronze decorations, a mural and wall engravings. For the first time, the Salon de l’honorable George W. Vari (formerly the Birch Bark Room) will be open to the public. No strollers, backpacks or metal objects. Photography limited. Pre-registration is required (May 23 to June 1). Limited passes available.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Full wheelchair access
  • French services available
  • Kid-friendly

Contact info

42 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario


Year built: 1930s
Architectural style: Art deco
Building type: Private residence

Dates/hours open

Saturday June 1, 2019
Saturday only: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed from Noon to 1 p.m.; last admission at 5 p.m.)

French Embassy in Canada 42 Sussex Drive